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Welfare measures are welcome but …

Welfare measures are welcome but …

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has announced several welfare measures for families severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The government has taken several measures to help those who unfortunately lost their loved ones to COVID-19. Senior citizens who have lost only earning member of the family will be provided special pension for life. Children who […]

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Right step in right direction

Right step in right direction

The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha’s decision to reach out to political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory to seek their suggestions and cooperation to tackle the fresh surge in Covid-19 infections has been hailed by one and all. During his telephonic conversations with several political leaders, the Lt Governor observed that the representatives of […]

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Salute Covid warriors

Salute Covid warriors

While there is no let up in Covid-19 positive cases and infection related deaths, one section of the society that keeps hopes alive is that of Covid warriors. Doctors, nurses other medical staff and also the ground workers of social welfare department. The health workers —doctors, nurses, aides, laboratory technicians, helpers, peons, and so on—have […]

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Share the information

Share the information

While the Covid-19 cases continue mounting in Jammu and Kashmir alongside the infection related deaths, the J&K High Court has directed the Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education to come out on affidavit, within two weeks, with complete details of the infrastructure, logistics and medicines available for combating the 2nd Covid wave in the union […]

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Jumat-ul-Vida – Help the needy

Jumat-ul-Vida – Help the needy

Jumat-ul-Vida is the last Friday of Ramzan, the day Muslims bid farewell to the holy month and start preparations for Eid-ul-Fitr. The day is observed by the entire Muslim world with special noon congregational prayers. In Kashmir, people offer Friday prayers at Dargah Hazratbal, Jama Masjid, Srinagar and all other Jama Masjids and shrines. At […]

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Ensure availability of vaccines

Ensure availability of vaccines

There is no let-up in Covid-19 cases and virus related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir and while Srinagar is leading in the tally of daily positive cases, Jammu tops the numbers in fatalities. The situation almost all the districts of the Union Territory is far from normal as every day both positive cases and deaths […]

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Control movement to contain virus

Control movement to contain virus

While the medical experts continue to insist that coronavirus can be defeated, or at least contained, only if people take strict precautions in terms of following the Covid-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), there are some alarming reports suggesting that in some areas of Srinagar the same are not being followed and people are seen moving […]

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Taking care of mental health

Taking care of mental health

Apart from making people sick and snatching their lives, the Covid-19 is also dangerously impacting the mental well being of the people. Humans are known as social animals because they live in a society; mingle with each other and; share each other’s joys and pains. But the pandemic has deprived them of the very basis […]

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The message of holy Ramzan

The message of holy Ramzan

YA AYYUHAL-LADHNA AMANU KUTIBA `ALAYKUMUS-SIYAMU KAMA KUTIBA `ALAL-LADHINA MIN QABLIKUM LA`ALLAKUM TATTAQUN “O Muslims’ fasting is prescribed for you just as it was prescribed for those before you, that you can attain Taqwa.” (Al Baqarah 183) Fasting is one of the fundamental pillars of Islam and Muslims all over the world shun eating and drinking […]

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Looking beyond Covid-19

Looking beyond Covid-19

While the entire society is focused at the fresh spread of Covid-19, and genuinely so, there are other aspects of the life that too deserve some attention as these too are very crucial to our survival as a healthy society. One of the crucial issues confronting Kashmir is the abuse and trafficking of drugs. Data […]

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